A classic Nelson 18ft Harbour launch, this versatile fishing boat can be used for coastal or inland cruising.

Key Features

  • Diesel Engine
  • Seaworthy
  • Chemical Toilet
  • Galley
  • Solar Panel

About this Boat

Fitted with a Perkins 4.108 diesel engine, centrally mounted in the stern with an outdrive leg.

The transom features a dropdown outboard bracket to starboard and a fold-down boarding ladder.

In the spacious open cockpit, the helm position is port side, fitted with a VHF, fishfinder, bilge pump, nav lights and a horn.

There is ample storage throughout with plenty of lockers and storage under the seats. Forward is a V-berth with an infill to create a double, the chemical toilet is aft to starboard which is hidden under the seat.

The galley is port side and comprises a small camping stove and a sink with a cold water tap.

Overall this is a reliable seaworthy vessel, also available in time for the start of the fishing season on the Broads!

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Nelson 18 - Seaquest
Manufacturer Nelson
Model Aft Cockpit
Year Built 1970
Engine Perkins
Construction GRP
Drive Sterndrive
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 2
Length 18ft
Beam 7ft
Air Draft ?
Draft 1ft

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